CBA Record Sept-Oct 2019

Samuel J. Ruggio are new associates at Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP… Randall R. Fearnow , a part- ner at Quarles & Brady, was elected to The Chicago Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors… Cristopher J . Schaef- fer was added to Howard and Howard Attorneys PLLC’s business litigation practice group… Eileen M. Sethna is a new partner at Levenfeld Pearlstein LLC… Mark D. Belongia was added as a shareholder in the business litigation and commercial transactions practice groups at Johnson & Bell Ltd… Mar- shall J. Schmitt , a partner at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, was elected the 116 th President of the Rotary Club of Chicago… Terry L . Engel , Frank R. Cohen , Jerry I. Rudman , Joel A. Stein and Phillip J. Zisook were added to Schoenberg Finkel Newman & Rosen- berg LLC… Katherine G. Schnake is a new partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP… Paul A . Del Aguila was named counsel in Faegre Baker Daniels’ prod- uct liability practice… Miriam E. Coo- per , Miriam Cooper & Associates LLC, is the new President of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association… Patrick A. Salvi , Salvi Schostok & Pritchard, was a speaker at the Lake County Bar Associa- tion’s Anatomy of a Jury Trial… Jeffery M. Leving hosted the Arthur S. Kallow CLE Program… Andrew P. Stevens , an associate at Corboy & Demetrio P.C., was elected Vice Chair of the American Association for Justice’s Federal Tort Liability and Military Advocacy Sec- tion.. ADR Systems will celebrate its 25 th anniversary in October… Mark Hellner, renowned Executive Director of the Center for Disability & Elder

Law, has retired and will be succeeded by Caroline Manley … Ryan J. Rohlf- sen , a partner at Ropes & Gray LLP, spoke about “Triaging Whistleblower Allegations” at the First Chair Awards Conference… Bridget Ann Maul is a new staff attorney at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP… Former Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has joined Kirk- land & Ellis as a litigation partner… Charles A. DeVore was named partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP… Lori E. Lightfoot , Mayor of Chicago, will be the keynote speaker at the Fed- eral Bar Association’s October meeting. Jeffrey J. Kroll , Kaveny + Kroll LLC, was a featured speaker at the Melvin M. Belli Society Seminar in San Diego… Sarah M. Kitlinski was added as a new associate at BatesCarey LLP… Christian Luciano-Santiago was added as a new associate at Johnson & Bell Ltd… Scott A. Kuhagen was named of counsel to Ice Miller LLP’s immigration practice group… Dominic C. LoVerde is a new associate at Moth- erway & Napleton LLP… Anna Green is a new associate at Schwartz Gilligan Ltd… Scott M. Salerno was named a partner at Karbal Cohen Economou Silk & Dunne LLC, and Catherine A. Degnan and Thomas D. Ferguson are new associates at the firm… Zach Hofeld is a junior trial attorney at Ka- veny + Kroll LLC… Lauren E. Payne is a new associate at Berger Schatz… Stephen D. Pauwels is a new associate at Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona… Juli Ann Black and Marcia F. Prez- eslawski are new associates at Kopon Airdo LLC… Gregory A. Frezados has joined Aronberg Goldgehn Davis &

Garmisa… Stephen J. Siegel , a partner at Novack & Macey LLP, was elected to the American Bar Association’s Sec- tion of Litigation Council… Ernesto Palomo , a partner at Locke Lord LLP, received the Latino of the Year Award from the Hispanic National Bar As- sociation… Royal F. Berg received the Catholic Lawyers Guild’s (CLG) Lawyer of the Year Award, Thaddeus J. Makarewicz received CLG’s Life- time Achievement Award, and Karina Ayala-Bermejo received CLG’s Special Service Award at the 2019 Red Mass… Alderman Brendan Reilly will host a street naming dedication (corner of Dearborn and Adams) to honor the late U.S. District Court Judge Milton I. Shadur on October 18 at 10:00 a.m. Birthday Greetings To U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Wil- liam J. Bauer, Judge E. Kenneth Wright Jr., and Thomas A. Demetrio. Condolences To the family and friends of: Justice John Paul Stevens , Michael Bauer , IIT-Kent Professor Ralph L. Brill, An- thony Iosco, Jr. , Timothy R. Thorn- ton , John B. Kincaid , David H. Hop- kins and Stephen M. Margolin . NEED MEETING SPACE? The CBA has a variety of meeting rooms and can provide catering and audio/ visual services for client conferences, firmmeetings, social gatherings etc. Call Michele Spodarek, CBA Conference Center Manager at 312/554-2124 for details.

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